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Annual inspection waiver for tank vehicles

Notice allowing tank vehicles, with extended roadworthiness test certificates, to remain in service and on our roads without a valid ADR 1(C) certificate.

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Authorisation notice allowing tank vehicles, which are excluded from holding annual roadworthiness test certificates, or, whose annual roadworthiness test certificate has been extended, to remain in service on the roads of Great Britain without a valid ADR 1(C) certificate.

Authorisation notice allowing tank vehicles:

  • which are excluded from holding annual roadworthiness test certificates
  • whose annual roadworthiness test certificate has been extended
  • who hold a valid annual roadworthiness test certificate, a notification from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency that the vehicle or MEMU in question is ready to be presented for an ADR 1(C) inspection, and a pre-booked appointment for that inspection to take place within 6 weeks of the notification

to remain in service on the roads of Great Britain without a valid ADR 1(C) certificate.

The affected tank vehicle types, as defined in section 9.1.1.2 of Volume II of ADR, are:

  • EX
  • FL
  • AT
  • MEMU

Greater guidance notes regarding the transportation of dangerous goods is available.

Published 27 March 2020
Last updated 14 August 2020 + show all updates
  1. Extension of exemption to vehicles holding a valid annual roadworthiness test certificate, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency notification plus pre-booked inspection appointment.

  2. Revision to include clarification from revision 2.

  3. Consequential amendments arising from Authorisation 947 Rev.1 and Authorisation 476 Rev.4 to make it clear that the declarations referred to therein are accepted as an alternative to a valid ADR 1(C) inspection certificate.

  4. Authorisation now includes class VII ADR vehicles.

  5. First published.